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    Shattuckite Box
    Stone Source: Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
    Artist: Konstantin Libman
    3.03 x 2.36 x 1.38 inches (7.70 x 6.00 x 3.50 cm)


    This cute and unique little box has a colorful lid of Shattuckite with vibrant and intense blues and greens mixing in swirling patterns resulting in a pleasant aqua tone of varying shades of light and dark. The rest of the box is made of Diabase (Dolerite) and jet black with a faint grainy aspect upon closer examination. The focus of this box is a secondary Copper mineral, so the unique colors actually make sense. The little box comes in a protective outer wooden box with slide top for protection during transport and storage.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    15th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 634

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